Mount a UNC Path
Posted on 2004-09-24
Can anyone tell me if there is a way to mount a UNC path so that the OS thinks it is an actual directory on a drive. For example I want to mount a temp folder on a remote machine and have the OS view it as a local directory. I've tried the following:
1. Disk Manager: Placed my UNC path in the "Change Drive Letter and Paths" it does not recognize the path
2.. linkd: Windows 2003 Resource kit for creating symbolic links, apparently it does create symbolic links across UNC
3. Shortcut: This works and creates a viewable shortcut to the UNC path but the problem is that I have applications that need to utilize it as an actual directory and shortcuts merely redirect to the UNC path. For example if i wanted to navigate to the shortcut from command line it is not a valid directory.
Does anyone know of anything to try?? Will MKS solve this, I haven't used it in a while and don't have access to MKS right now but if someone knows if it will work it would be worth getting. Thanks in advance